Privacy Policy

Introduction

Zinpro Corporation (Zinpro) respects and protects the privacy of our customers and those who use our website, our products and services and our software applications for mobile devices (Services). Our goal is to improve the performance of dairy and beef cattle, poultry, swine and horses through improved organic trace mineral nutrition.  Our Services provide you with tools to track the performance of your animals.  As we build these Services, we are committed to the principals of respecting your privacy, keeping your data safe, and improving our products and services for our customers. This privacy statement provides details about how your personal information is collected and used. Personal information is any information that identifies you or would enable someone to contact you, such as your name, email address, phone number and other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing. This privacy statement applies to (1) the zinpro.com, zinproh2o.com, zinprofirststep.com, feetfirstupdate.com, firststeplibrary.com, lamenesslibrary.com websites, and other websites that may be added in the future, (2) products and services that are located in the zinpro.com, zinproh2o.com, zinprofirststep.com, feetfirstupdate.com, firststeplibrary.com and lamenesslibrary.com domains and any other sites owned or operated by Zinpro, and (3) Zinpro’s software applications for mobile devices, including but not limited to, our Equine App, Step Up App, DD Check App, Feet First App, First Step App, Locomotion Scoring App, Availa-Plus/Digital Dermatitis App and other applications that may be added in the future. We are located at 10400 Viking Dr, Ste 240, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

Before using or submitting information to our Services, please read this entire Privacy Policy. By using our Services, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via our Services, you consent to the collection, use, processing and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.

 

Unsubscribing

Zinpro takes your preferences into account as much as possible in the provision of services and information. If you no longer want to receive information about (new) products and services (by post, e-mail, etc.), you can unsubscribe by sending an e-mail to contact@zinpro.com or in writing to Zinpro Marketing Group, 10400 Viking Dr, Ste 240, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. 

You can stop all collection of information by the Applications easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

 

What Information Is Collected

Our Services may collect both personally identifiable information (Personal Information) and information about your use of our Services that is not identifiable to you personally (Non-personal Information). Some features of our Services allow you to provide content, such as characteristics of your livestock and facilities, such as housing conditions, management practices, nutrition and the environment. (Herd Characteristic Information). All Herd Characteristic Information submitted by you to the Services may be retained by us indefinitely, even after you terminate your account.  We may continue to use such Herd Characteristic Information in a manner that does not reveal Personal Information.

 

Processing Personal Information

Personal Information may include your name, address, email address, telephone number, and place of business. You may also have the opportunity to provide us with other Personal Information through certain sections of our Services, such as registration forms and surveys. Your personal details are stored when you register to our Services. The personal information we hold is restricted to contact details and/or where you have registered an interest in a product or service. We may use your Personal Information to respond to your requests and questions, to personalize your access to our Services, to contact you with information that might be of interest to you, to fulfill the purpose for which you provide the Personal Information, for any purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information, and for our internal business purposes.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Zinpro may disclosed your Personal Information to our subsidiaries and affiliates; to contractors, service providers or other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. We may transfer your Personal Information to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Zinpro or of Zinpro’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal information is among the assets transferred. We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties if we believe that the disclosure is necessary to enforce this Privacy Policy or the terms governing your use of our Services, to protect the rights or property of Zinpro or another party, or to protect the confidentiality of another party. We may disclose your Personal Information to comply with any court order, law or legal process, including in response to a government or regulatory request, or when we believe that an applicable law, regulation, or legal process requires it. We also may create aggregate information from your Personal Information that does not identify any individual. We may use such aggregate information for our management and business purposes and may share this aggregate information with third parties. This aggregate information will not identify you or your Personal Information.

Use of Herd Characteristic Information

Zinpro may use Herd Characteristic Information to improve its products and services and for research purposes, such as determining any correlations between health status and factors, such as housing conditions, management practices, nutrition and the environment. This information may be used to identify trends or formulate suggested herd management practices. Herd Characteristic Information is de-identified data that does not identify you or your locations.

Product Information

We may contact you by email, mail, or telephone regarding our products and services, but only if you have indicated a preference to receive this information. In the event that we decide to contact you regarding our products and services, we will provide a link for you to unsubscribe from such communications and change your preferences.

Children

Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not intentionally collect or use any Personal Information from children who identify themselves as being under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us and we will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security of Information

We take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, but do not and cannot guarantee such protection. Please bear in mind that transmissions over the Internet are not completely secure, and any information you send to or from our Services may be accessible by others. More specifically, email sent to or from our Services may not be secure. As a result, you should take particular care in deciding what information you send via email. Any passwords, ID numbers, or other special access numbers you might use to access any part of our Services are your responsibility; take care to safeguard them.

 

Processing Non-personal Information

Non-personal Information may include technical information such as the type of Internet browser you use, the date and time you access our Services, your Internet protocol address, and which pages you view on our Services. Like many other websites and mobile applications, our Services may collect some information passively as you navigate through the Services (that is, without you actively providing the information) using various technologies and means, such as navigational data collection. General information on visits to our Services is captured and stored without visitors being identified. In addition, our mobile applications may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, and your mobile operating system. The purpose of this is to improve the quality of our Services, our users' browsing experience and for other management and business purposes. We also use your computer's IP address for this purpose. The IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you browse the Internet. This information can also be used to see how our Services are being used and for analysis and reporting purposes. In principle, IP addresses are not linked to information that would identify you, unless you have given your explicit permission for this. We may share Non-personal Information with third parties, but never in a way that directly connects you to the Non-personal Information.

Zinpro does not support DNT

At this time Zinpro sites do not recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, which may include ‘do not track’ instructions. However, you can change your privacy preferences regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies through your browser. You may set your browser to accept all cookies, block certain cookies, require your consent before a cookie is placed in your browser, or block all cookies. Please consult the ‘Help’ section of your browser for more information.”

Use of cookies by Zinpro

A cookie is a small amount of data (a small file) sent to your computer/device by a website. The website tells your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer) to store these cookies on your computer/device. There are two types of cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer/device when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies remain stored on your computer/device even after your web browser is closed.

Zinpro uses persistent cookies to make navigating our Services easier, to analyze the use of our Services and to improve the quality of our Services. Session cookies are also used in this process. Your user name may also be stored in a cookie if you are logged on to our Services.

Refusing cookies

You can refuse cookies by adjusting your browser settings (e.g. Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox) to disable all or certain cookies (see your web browser manual or help function). If you disable cookies, some services may not be available to you.

No Error-Free Performance

We do not guarantee error-free performance under this Privacy Policy. We may not always catch an unintended privacy issue, despite our efforts to do so. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with this Privacy Policy and will take prompt corrective action when we learn of any failure to comply with it. Accordingly, we welcome your feedback regarding any privacy concerns.

Zinpro Services and other websites

Zinpro Services may contain some links to other websites. When you click on one of these links you are being transferred to a website operated by someone other than Zinpro, and the operator of that website may have a different privacy policy. We do not share your Personal Information with these websites and we are not responsible for their individual privacy practices. We cannot accept any liability for the handling of your information by these parties. For further information, please read the privacy statement (if available) of the website you are visiting.

 

Amendments

Zinpro reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy periodically. Please check this Privacy Policy regularly for the latest version of our Privacy Policy. It is your responsibility to review the most recent version of the Privacy Policy and remain informed about any changes to it. For other policy information, click here.